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Re: Long duration recording and update on my work

Subject: Re: Long duration recording and update on my work
From: "Bernie Krause" bigchirp1
Date: Sun Jun 7, 2009 10:37 am ((PDT))
Geophony (non-biological natural sound) is definitely included in as a
sound source in "nature," Thomas. It is one of the three components of
the soundscape. So there should be no problem, there.


On Jun 7, 2009, at 10:30 AM, Thomas Ashcraft wrote:

> (I am writing partly in response to the Fostex file limitation
> thread.)
> I have been doing nightly ten hour long duration outdoor recording
> since
> last February 2009 with an Edirol R09HR powered by a Tekeon power pack
> and recording to a Panasonic 16 GB SDHC memory card. It has worked
> without a glitch.
> :
> My recording project has been to attempt capture direct VLF/ELF radio
> emissions from meteors in conjunction with my all-sky video camera
> system. I have about 100 visual captures and have about ten meteors
> that
> exhibit possible direct electromagnetic emissions but I consider them
> inconclusive thus far. Here is a sample data/video/sound page from
> last
> night:
> Some people would put these studies in the realm of physics or radio
> astronomy but I also personally consider it "nature recording". Aside
> from physical meteoric infall I think there might also be a possible
> biological and/or microbial aspect in the space dust, as yet to be
> discovered.
> Hence, I fire up my trusty Edirol each evening for the long duration
> vigil. :-)
> Thomas Ashcraft
> New Mexico

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POB 536
Glen Ellen, CA 95442

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